The Experience of Grief and Yoga

The Experience of Grief and Yoga

  Recently, I taught a daylong workshop that I titled ‘Yoga Therapy in a Palliative Care Setting’. It was a beautiful day attended by 11 yoga therapy trainees, learning about end of life.   These participants were willing to be in touch with their feelings...
Yoga Therapy and Death and Dying

Yoga Therapy and Death and Dying

I wonder how many of you readers will want to open this post on the topic of death and dying. No one will blame you if you don’t. We do live in a death phobic culture. We are acculturated to not think about death and dying. So, you can be forgiven for not...
Beset with Low Back Ache? Here’s a Lifeline

Beset with Low Back Ache? Here’s a Lifeline

Low back ache: a common problem After four months on the road and camping, I returned home this last week. How glorious it was to have such an extended Australian holiday! I fell in love with the outback desert in particular, night skies and the spring profusion of...
Yoga Props Can Be a Lifeline

Yoga Props Can Be a Lifeline

A Lifeline… …is a thing on which someone or something depends or which provides a means of escape from a difficult situation (according to my computer dictionary). For all of this week I chose to do a yoga practice that incorporated poses I consider to...
Yoga for Diabetics: Taking Charge

Yoga for Diabetics: Taking Charge

Yoga for the tough times One of the main benefits of practising yoga regularly is that yoga is there for you when life becomes difficult.  I especially noticed this years ago when I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis of my hips. I was told I would one day have to have...
Eveyoga: Yesteryear and Today

Eveyoga: Yesteryear and Today

Celebrate a birthday or two with me Eve yoga is where you’ll find the Yoga Suits Her blog; on January 1st 2016, she will enjoy her sixth birthday.  I want to share with you another birthday. Saturday I turned 71 years old. To celebrate, I thought...